no license

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by Grass_Nerd, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. Grass_Nerd

    Grass_Nerd LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    So I call down to city hall to get some info on getting my small business license. I talk to the lady for a minute and she asks what it's for. I tell her that it's for a mowing lawns. She asks if I am in high school or college. I tell her college. She says nah don't need one. I said is there some chance that I could be fined or some sort of penalty? She says tell them you talked to me...

    Should I go ahead and get the license anyway? I only want to do residential. The only thing it would bring me is credibility?

    Thanks for the suggestions ahead of time.
  2. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,701

    If she says you don't need it, don't get it!:rolleyes:
  3. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
    Posts: 1,878

    Don't need one for mowing here either. But you do need one for landscaping.
  4. precisioncut

    precisioncut LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 654

    you may not need a license to mow but you may need one to operate a business in city limits, check it out.
  5. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Posts: 4,041

    Hi Grass_Nerd,

    What city and county are you located in? Maybe we can find something online for you.
  6. Grass_Nerd

    Grass_Nerd LawnSite Member
    Posts: 49

    Thanks for your help!

    Bartlesville, OK

    Washington Co.

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